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Wednesday, March 15, 2006

School Board Meeting Highlights

At the WCSC Board Meeting last night the board:

  • Heard a parent concern regarding a student conflict. Dr. Stock explained the school district's policy and practice regarding discipline of students for incidents that occur outside of school
  • Accepted a donation for NW Elementary from the Indiana Swap Shop to be used for needy children
  • Recognized Mr. Phil Metcalf for receiving a state award on behalf of the Career and Technical Center for the Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW) Workshop held annually in conjunction with the Warsaw Career Center
  • Recognized Mr. Randy Warren and students Becky Clayton and Sarah Banghart for their work on the FFA District Leadership Contest
  • Approved claims, personnel actions, Milford 6th grade trip to the Ford Museum and the FFA National Contest overnight trip
  • Approved the purchase of a new student management system and internet based grade portal
  • Approved Rex Miller as the Milford Library board replacement
  • Approved advertising for bids on the replacement of the deteriorating WHS press box
  • Dr. Stock reported on the gathering of information regarding a future recommendation on reopening the pool and current planning underway for possible summer school programming
  • Ms. Swartzentruber reported on the Alternative School noting that the academy has increased 131 credits earned in one month and reviewed the student testing schedules for the remainder of the school year

    The next meeting will be held on April 18th at 7:00 PM

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Did the school corporation receive the "extra" money from the state that was talked about a couple of school board meeting ago?

Dr. Mark J. Stock said...

We aren't exactly sure what you mean by "extra" money. We did receive a partial state payment in February that we were expected to receive in September. However, it isn't "extra" money. It was money owed to the schools through the formula.